Showing posts with label ayurveda for hair loss. Show all posts
Showing posts with label ayurveda for hair loss. Show all posts

2014-08-28

Ayurveda Reasons for Hair Loss & Suggested Products

According to Ayurveda, the hair is derived either as a by-product or produced as a breakdown product of Asthi (bone tissue). Any disturbance in this tissue metabolism, which very much depends on the digestive fire, can affect the health of the hair. To a certain extent, the quality of hair depends on the body constitution.

The major causes of hairfall are hormonal, nutritional deficiencies and complication to other diseases and medications. Hormone related hair fall may also result from an increased sensitivity of hair follicles to male hormones or due to greater number of male hormone receptors attached to hair follicles. This is the component that is inherited through the genes — termed as Pitta constitution.

According to Ayurveda, excess of Pitta dosha in the body is increased by hot climatic conditions, excessive intake of spicy, salty and sour food, hot and sharp food, tea, coffee, alcohol, meats and excessive smoking. Eating too much fried, oily, greasy, and acidic foods also aggravates Pitta. Pitta balancing herbs (Eg: Shatavari —Asparagus) and vegetables which improves the quality of Asthi dhathu (Eg: bitter vegetables) are effective in treating hair fall.

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There are a number of other causes for hair fall like acute illness, high stress, and thyroid imbalance, certain drugs, sudden weight loss and high fever.

The first step is to locate the root cause in your diet or lifestyle that may be increasing the Pitta dosha. Once you locate it, try to give up or at least reduce the diet, habit, or activity responsible for increasing Pitta. Internal use of Ayurvedic medicines like Thikthakam kashayam, Thikthakam ghritham as per medical advice are effective to correct the metabolism. Ayurvedic general tonics like Narasimha rasayanam, Chyavana prasam are effective for improving hair growth. In alopecia, due to systemic diseases, treatment of the same is also required.

Ayurveda recommends - A high protein and an iron rich diet is recommended for hair loss. An adequate intake of raw vegetables, fresh fruits, salads, green leafy vegetables should be included in the diet on a regular basis. - Use a natural shampoo to clean the hair. Amla (embilica officinalis), Shikakai (Acacia concinna) are very good for washing the hair.

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- Oiling and massaging of scalp is very beneficial for stopping the hair loss. Use coconut oil at least three times in a week. Certain medicated oils like Neelibhringadi oil, Kunthala kanthi oil, Kanjunnyadi oil are very useful. Put oil on the scalp, and massage gently in the roots of the hair.

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Along with this The person should maintain a regular bowel movement everyday. In case of constipation, a mild natural laxative can be taken. Triphala is very useful. 

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- Regular physical exercise is very beneficial as it helps in balancing the aggravated doshas.
- Rub your scalp after washing the hair. It increases the blood circulation, and activates the sebaceous glands.
- A mixture of lettuce and spinach juice is good to drink to induce hair growth. The juice of carrot, and lettuce juice is also good to take.
- Applying juice of green coriander leaves on the head is also good.
- Washing the hair with a paste of cooked green gram and fenugreek (methi) two to three times a week, is also good.
- A paste of licorice made by grinding it in milk can be applied in the bald patches.
- The seeds of fenugreek is soaked in coconut oil and kept under direct sunrays for seven days and applied to the scalp, which prevents hair loss.
- Traditional therapies like Dhara, Abhyangam, Thala pothichil, Nasya shows excellent effects.

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2013-12-11

Garlic & Onion for Hair Loss Remedy

A natural hair loss remedy can be done with herbs, massage or natural diet methods. People doing these remedies with hopes that no side effect would appear. Garlic and onion can be used as alternatives of herbal hair loss remedy.

Garlic is not just good for our body, but also for our hair. Garlic extract can remove and destroy harmful toxins and stimulate blood circulation, important in the scalp for proper hair care and growth and prevent hair loss. Addition of garlic extract in shampoo helps to keep hair strong, preventing breakage and hair loss, while adding significant body and shine. For those with dry hair or itchy scalps, the garlic extract shampoos also provide relief from the irritating symptoms.

How can we use garlic for hair loss remedy?
An hour before bedtime, slice open a clove of garlic and rub it on the hair loss area. Wait for an hour then massage the scalp with olive oil. Put on a cap and go to bed. In the morning, shampoo your hair. Repeat this remedy for a few weeks, and hopefully hair will stop falling out and re-grow.

Onion (Allium cepa) recognised with healing qualities include their antibacterial, cleansing, stimulating, and nourishing powers. Onions contain a number of important minerals and vitamins, such as vitamins C and B6, calcium, magnesium, potassium, and germanium. Onion also has a high sulfur content. Sulphur is a mineral present in every cell in our body, with its greatest concentration in hair, skin and nails. It has often been called the 'beauty mineral' and the 'healing mineral' because of its ability to promote circulation and decrease inflammation. These qualities also lend to the theory that adequate amounts of sulphur can jump-start hair growth in people with deficiencies. High amounts of sulphur in onions make them particularly effective in regenerating hair follicles and stimulating hair regrowth. In addition, naturally-concentrated sulphur compounds have been proven to show additional hair-restoring.

Hair loss remedy with onion - apply freshly-squeezed, raw onion juice directly onto the scalp, massage deep into the scalp and hair roots. Left on the scalp for about half-an-hour before shampooing. Do these treatments everyday. In most cases, regular onion treatments will result in dramatic improvement of hair thickness within just several months. Since onion juice restores hair follicles and improves scalp circulation, it will help to promote the strong-hair growth.

Author: Jessica

2012-04-26

Say No to Baldness and Hair Loss With Ayurveda

Ayurveda is fast becoming a preferred remedial treatment for various health related issues. The main reason for this bent is the use of natural herbs and medicines which do not render any kind of side effect on body. It is rather wise to follow a natural treatment for skin and hair related issues as taking allopathic medicines for such problems for a long period of time can effect negatively on the body. Here are few natural remedies which can help a great deal in treating baldness and hair loss.

-To promote hair growth one has to bring about a major change in the food habits which would include a daily consumption of 10-12 glasses of water with a diet balancing the 'Pitta Dosha'. Inclusion of green leafy vegetables, eggs, fruits and dairy products in the daily diet can be effective in promoting hair growth.

-Almond oil and coconut oil are known to have therapeutic effect on hair as well as head. Massage the scalp with any of these oils religiously for ten minutes every day, and you will definitely experience positive results on your hair over a period of time.

-Strained water of boiled neem leaves should be used for rinsing hair. This would help in getting rid of dandruff and lice.

-Massage the scalp once in a while with a mixture of coconut oil and lime juice. This is a tried and tested hair loss home remedy which would invariably help in hair regrowth.

-An ayurvedic concoction of amla, corals, sesame seeds and bhringraj can help a great deal in promoting hair growth as well as preventing pre-mature hair graying too.

-Mix three drops each of thyme, cedar wood, lavender, rosemary and thyme essential oils with 1/8th cup of grape seed oil and same amount of jojoba oil. Massage the scalp with this solution for half an hour and leave it so overnight. Then wash it off the next morning using a herbal shampoo. A religious repetition of this process can indeed promote hair growth with a shiny mane.